Programming: Health & Fitness
Two-Hundred-Step Incline Highlight of New City Park
by Lance Benzel November 2014
Known as the Challenge Staircase and conceived as a kind of an Incline Jr. for Douglas County's outdoors set, it's among the jaw-dropping amenities at the newly opened Philip S. Miller Park.
Youths Face Uphill Fitness Battle, Fall Behind Parents
by Michael Zweifel for TH Media November 2014
The American Heart Association released a study finding cardiovascular fitness for children today is 15 to 18 percent lower than that of their parents.
In Orange Cty., 40 Percent of Students Make Fitness Cut
by Fermin Leal November 2014
Two in five students in Orange County public schools passed all six measures of a state test gauging fitness, according to results released Thursday.
Snap Fitness Lands Deals to Expand in UK, India
by EVAN RAMSTAD; STAFF WRITER, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) November 2014
Snap Fitness announced expansions in India and the United Kingdom with partners that expect to develop several hundred fitness centers in each country.
Women's Soccer Player Credits CrossFit for Success
by Super User November 2014
Emily Doherty's production her first two years with the WPI women's soccer team was pretty good — she totaled six points as a freshman and 14 last season as the Engineers won 10 games — but the 5-foot-6 midfielder wanted to get stronger.
What to Consider When Adding Outdoor Fitness to a Park
by Emily Attwood October 2014
Editor's note: This story originally appeared in Parks & Playgrounds, a new supplement to Athletic Business. View the entire digital issue here.
Working out at a health club isn't for everyone.
What Fuels Success for NY Fitness Businesses?
by ADRIANNE PASQUARELLI October 2014
The new breed of fitness studios often incorporates aspects of dance like ballet barres or poles into their regimen for a more social feel. Some even donate a portion of their proceeds to charity.
AB Survey Results: Class Variety, Management Software Drive Fitness Programming
by AB editors October 2014
In August, Athletic Business surveyed fitness facility managers in all sectors of the industry regarding the management of their class offerings.
Teacher's CrossFit Kids Program a Success
by Lee Belote October 2014
Scholastics in the morning and calisthenics in the evening describes the life of fifth-grade teacher Aubrey Sprague. She recently started a typical Tuesday morning by teaching mathematics to a full classroom at Linkhorn Park Elementary School and by 6:30 p.m., was coaching children in air squats at Stability CrossFit at Regency Hilltop.
Improvements Promised in Wake of Y Location Takeover
by RORY LINNANE, email@example.com, Wauwatosa Now October 2014
Due to the bankruptcy of the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee, the Wauwatosa YMCA will see several changes in the coming months under new ownership.